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Data Analyst - Cycle Hire

Progressive Data Jobs

Progressive Data Jobs

IT, Data Science
Posted on Saturday, July 6, 2024

Position Summary

Job description

The Democratic Data Exchange (DDx) is looking for a Data Analyst – Cycle Hire on the Data Normalization team to help DDx’s clients understand their data needs and help identify and process the client data that powers the Exchange, DDx’s flagship product. This cycle hire position ends on December 1, 2024.

Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Customer Success, you will have the opportunity to analyze and process client data and will directly contribute to and enhance DDx’s internal data standard and quality controls.

Please know that job candidates do not always meet 100% of the preferred qualifications. If much of this job description resonates with you, we encourage you to apply.

At DDx, we believe:

  • Empathy is the most important part of being a team member

  • Inclusivity builds stronger, more supportive teams

  • Thoughtfulness is good for our work and good for teamwork

  • Mentorship is something everyone should be involved in

  • A bias toward action is better than delaying for a perfect solution

Job requirements

These responsibilities are core areas of work that this role may have, but this role may also have additional duties as assigned and determined by business needs.

Coding and Data Classification

  • Complete the assigned qualitative coding tasks to analyze and classify client data.

  • Follow established norms for data cleaning and standardization with accuracy and precision.

  • Contribute to the data normalization team’s library and glossary as any new trends or patterns emerge.

Cross-Team Project Management

  • Keep an accurate and careful record of pending and completed work within projects and timelines.

  • Collaborate with cross-team members, such as Engineering and Product teams, to ensure client needs for data normalization are met.

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to identify and explain issues and/or problems with data.

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to be comfortable with creative problem-solving and evolving processes.

  • Ability to act autonomously and as an individual contributor, but also thrive within a team environment.

  • Strong working knowledge and context of VAN and its role in political data.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience using SQL to query for determining aggregate information and basic quality metrics; basic knowledge of at least one other popular scripting language (e.g. R, Python, etc.) a plus.

  • Experience with political data or equivalent experience is a plus.

  • Experience working with Google Workspace and Quickbase.

Additional Requirement:

Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without restriction.


  • This is a remote position; anywhere in the US. DDx is a remote-first organization.

  • While this position is remote, this role may require 10% travel. Expected travel may include in-person gatherings a few times per year in one location in the United States (for staff retreats or in-depth collaborative opportunities). This would likely require travel and overnight stays in a location outside of one’s home location, though would be scheduled in advance to account for planning.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Ability to sit at a computer monitor for extended periods of time

  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds occasionally

Salary and Benefits:
DDx offers a competitive compensation salary and benefits package, including:

  • Company-paid healthcare, dental, and vision insurance for full-time employees

  • Matching 401(k) contributions up to 3% after three months of employment

  • Unlimited paid time off (PTO) policy

  • 16 weeks of paid leave for new parents

  • Generous holiday schedule and monthly team wellness days

The salary range for this position is $90,000 to $100,000.

Hiring Process for This Role:

While there may be shifts to the hiring process, this is the anticipated hiring process’s steps for any candidates who advance from the application stage onwards:

  1. Phone Screening: A 30-minute audio-only initial interview with a team member.

  2. First Round Interview: A 60-minute audio and video interview with multiple team members.

  3. Second Round Interview/Written Prompt: A 60-minute audio and video interview with a team member OR a written prompt which may take up to 2 hours to complete.

  4. Final Round Interview: A 30-minute audio and video interview with a senior or executive team member.

  5. Request for References: This will be a request for 3 professional references, one of which should be a previous direct supervisor.

About Us:

Founded in 2019, the Democratic Data Exchange (DDx) is a for-profit company that aims to expand access to data within the Democratic and progressive ecosystem by facilitating the real-time blind exchange of program data across the ecosystem and providing easy-to-use tools to help clients accomplish their goals.

We believe that when Democratic and progressive data ecosystems have access to the most robust and complete pool of program data possible, they can increase the efficiency and effectiveness of their campaigns and organizing work, build long-term power in our communities, and win elections.

DDx is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.